The Criminal Defense Representation You Need

Our experienced lawyers at office of Michael C. Hennenberg have provided aggressive, results-oriented criminal defense representation for people in northern Ohio for more than 35 years. During that time, he has earned a reputation for diligence in the defense of his clients' rights and freedom.

An Experienced And Tenacious Approach To Criminal Law

Our skilled legal team is focused on handling criminal law matters in the Cleveland area. We handle cases involving, but not limited to:

  • White collar defense — Including bank fraud, mortgage fraud, RICO, embezzlement and money laundering
  • Tax evasion — Defending individuals and companies accused of tax evasion, false reporting, failure to file returns and other criminal tax violations
  • Bank fraud — Representing clients who face charges for bank fraud at the state and federal level
  • Mortgage fraud — Including short sale schemes, escrow fraud and other forms of mortgage fraud
  • Health care fraud — Defending medical professionals and health care providers charged with improper billing, double billing, upcoding or unbundling, and billing for services not provided
  • Federal crimes — Including drug crimes, conspiracy, white collar crimes and weapons charges
  • Grand juries — Advising and preparing clients in anticipation of grand jury appearances
  • State crimes — Including drug crimes, theft, assault and weapons charges
  • Drug crimes — Handling cases such as drug possession, drug sale or intent to sell, trafficking, manufacture, cultivation and paraphernalia offenses
  • Expungement— Helping clients understand their rights in having their criminal records cleared
  • Domestic violence — Representing individuals facing domestic violence charges and resulting matters such as restraining orders or orders of protection
  • Misdemeanors — Handling OVI (DWI/DUI), criminal mischief, criminal trespass and other misdemeanors in the following municipal courts: Lyndhurst, Shaker Heights, Willoughby, Garfield Heights, Rocky River, Mentor, Bedford, Painesville, as well as various mayor's courts
  • Professional licensing — Defending a wide range of professional licensees, including doctors, nurses, teachers, day care providers, accountants and others
  • Attorney discipline — Representing attorneys facing and/or accused of disciplinary matters and actions before the bar association certified grievance committee, Office of Disciplinary Counsel, Board of Commissioners on Grievances & Discipline and the Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Regulatory investigations — With the goal of minimizing civil consequences and preventing criminal charges

Comprehensive Team Defense Representation

When representing you, our attorneys and staff work together as a team. We will undertake a comprehensive defense effort designed to protect your rights and preserve your freedom. Examining every aspect of your case, we look at every strategy and consider every possible defense tactic.

We frequently enlist the assistance and insight of experts in various disciplines, including accountants, financial analysts, former FBI and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents, private investigators, polygraphists and psychologists who can provide key advice and findings regarding the case.

Thoroughness, discipline and determination — these will be the keys to a successful defense effort.

Contact The Firm Today

For a consultation to discuss your rights and options after being charged with a crime, contact Michael C. Hennenberg. Mr. Hennenberg is selective in the cases he accepts. This enables him to devote the time and resources every client deserves.

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